Overview

Currie & Brown is currently looking for an associate cost manager for our Birmingham office.
The successful candidate will support our directors in generating a high standard of service
delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge
across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as a
preferred service provider.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Providing accurate cost advice and reporting to our clients
  • Delivering projects, commissions and professional assignments
  • Assuming a leading role in setting objectives and priorities, working as a proactive team
    player
  • Maintaining effective communication to ensure all information is available for the
    successful completion of projects; liaising with other managers to ensure efficient
    financial control
  • Undertaking commercial management services with limited supervision
  • Delivering all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
  • Providing support to the project director in cost management of projects
  • Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating
    and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships
  • Qualifications

    Requirements:

  • BSc in quantity surveying or equivalent
  • Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • A minimum of five years’ technical delivery experience
  • Pre- and post-contract experience
  • Higher education/healthcare/NEC/P22 experience, desireable but not essential
  • Good client-facing and communication skills
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • A team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable,
    respectful and flexible
  • Employment benefits:

  • Salary reviews twice a year
  • 25 days’ annual leave, increasing to 27 after five years with the company
  • Option to ‘buy’ more leave
  • Pension scheme membership, with a matched employer contribution of up to 5%
  • Company car allowance
  • Private healthcare scheme membership
  • Life insurance at twice your salary
  • Healthy living subsidy in the form of a taxable annual payment of £400 towards the cost
    of a sports club or gym
  • Professional membership subscription
  • An interest-free season ticket loan
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Opportunities to get involved with CSR activities
  • Social fund and social committee to support activities for all employees
  • ‘Congratulations’ payments when employees get married or enter into a civil
    partnership
  • Dress-down and early finish on Fridays
  • Currie & Brown is one of the world’s leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilisation of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.

    With principal offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Shanghai, we operate throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.

    Currie & Brown is an equal opportunity employer. As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Currie & Brown UK is also proud to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant, which represents a promise by the company that those who serve or have served, and their families, are treated fairly.

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